Amazon

Product Designer - Amazon Music, Amazon Music

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Amazon Music reimagines music listening by enabling customers to unlock millions of songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with their voice. Amazon Music provides unlimited access to new releases and classic hits across iOS and Android mobile devices, PC, Mac, Echo, and Alexa-enabled devices incluWith Amazon Music, Prime members have access to ad-free listening of 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, which provides access to more than 75 million songs and the latest new releases. Amazon Music Unlimited customers also now have access to the highest-quality listening experience available, with more than 75 million songs available in High Definition (HD), more than 7 million songs in Ultra HD, and a growing catalog of spatial audio. Customers also have free access to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on Amazon Music. All Amazon Music tiers now offer a wide selection of podcasts at no additional cost, and live streaming in partnership with Twitch. Engaging with music and culture has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, visit amazonmusic.com or download the Amazon Music app.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. As Music continues to grow, we are looking for a talented and passionate Product Designer to play a vital role in improving Amazon Music Free and Amazon Music Prime customers’ experience.

You will lead product design for a variety of projects, from discovery to workflow development, to wireframes and high-fidelity mocks and prototypes. You will be working from high-level requirements to define design flows, interactions, and content strategies in collaboration with business leaders, engineers, product managers, and other product designers. To be successful, you must be a critical, inventive thinker with clear design chops, an excitement for understanding and using data, and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively. Being a big music fan is a plus.

A day in the life
- In this role, a Product Designer will work very closely with Amazon Music Free and Amazon Music Prime team.
- A typical day will consist of creating design mockups, holding meetings with stakeholders, coordinating with fellow product designers, and evangelizing good design principles.

Job responsibilities
- Create process flows, conceptual diagrams, wireframes, and mockups to effectively communicate high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
- Come up with user research plan with research team, synthesize results, and incorporate them into designs.
- Lead usability testing and create final design and detailed interaction behavior specifications for handoff to engineering team.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams to help define business and feature requirements, user scenarios and use cases.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to create long term strategies and Northstar visions for our products
- Develop and nurture relationships across teams and disciplines to promote collaboration and efficiency.
- Proactively manage timelines, expectations, meet deadlines and communicate needs and tradeoffs.
[We're currently hiring for San Francisco location, but also open to hiring for Culver City location]. Possibly a virtual role.


Basic Qualifications
- 3+ years of design experience
- An available online portfolio
- 2+ years experience in developing mobile apps, specifically (iOS and Android)
- Experience in design of consumer apps (i.e. social or active/innovative entertainment)
- Experience in visual design, motion, animation, audio/sonic branding, or VUI integration (Voice Design)

Preferred Qualifications
- Have worked with product, engineering, and marketing stakeholders to balance between customer needs and business metrics
- Good foundation of HCI/traditional “UX” skills = user research, prototyping, service design, interaction design
- Experience designing with pattern libraries, using a variety of usability testing methodologies, and making data-driven design decisions
- Experience with payment UX, subscription optimizations, and in-app purchases
- Experience in and with content strategy
- Thrives in fast-paced, experiment-rich environment
- Passion for music, podcasts, livestreaming and entertainment

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $117,800 - 160,000 a year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Company - Amazon.com Services LLC

Job ID: A1959036

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